Thursday, August 2, 2012

Bill Lee

On this date in 1971 after relieving starter Luis Tiant in the first inning, Bill Lee pitches 8 1/3 innings in relief allowing just two hits leading the Red Sox to a 7-4 victory over the Orioles.

"I do believe in an afterlife. I believe that you come back as whatever you've abused in the previous life, and get processed into a Zig Zag or something. You'll be a wrapper. Maybe a tree's whole goal in life is to get smoked." - 1980 "High Times" magazine interview

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